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. >> the north bay will get hit the hardest, up to 5 inches of rain. ktvu's jade hernandez continues our storm watch coverage now. >> reporter: it hasn't started raining here yet but the rain may cause problems for shoppers because this is an outdoor mall and it may delay travelers so one city prepped for the worst. >> reporter: we found pacifica cleaning up storm drains this afternoon. they installed a trash capture device on the top of the drain that workers monitor before and after storms. we want to make sure the stuff doesn't wash down into the storm drain and go out into the ocean. >> reporter: they have a plan for this weekend and christmas week. >> talking about who was going a be available, what crews will be called first. >> reporter: across the peninsula at sfo they aren't sure they will make it to whisk because of the storm -- to wisconsin because of the storm. >> we have reservations already. >> reporter: this canceled flights throughout the mid- west. sfo is bracing for big holiday crowds tomorrow. >> the forecast is for rain, we will see if mother nature has that in store for us
is active. and this person was standing closer to the fire. you can post your photos to the ktvu facebook page and get breaking news anytime from ktvu by downloading the ktvu ipad app, watch newscasts live and receive drive time traffic and weather updates anytime, anywhere. >>> a bomb squad was called out after several threats were made at several high schools. kennedy middle school and linbrook high school in san jose and were directed against a teacher in cupertino and forced a lock down at a elementary school. ktvu's ann rubin joins us with what authorities found. >>> authorities found no bomb here at the school but there will be arrests when they find the people responsible for the threats. >>> investigators are calling it -- >> reporter: investigators are calling it a hoax and a crime. >> people are messing around and things like that you shouldn't joke around about. >> it is not funny. >> reporter: authorities shut down the high school and the elementary school next door and three bomb sniffing dogs made passes through and found nothing. police say it was too detailed a threat to i
sent. anyone with information can call or text police. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in oakland spent the fran tracking robbery sus-- in afternoon tracking robbery suspects. traffic in the area slowed to a crawl as a result. news chopper 2 was over head as one of the men was taken into custody. >>> pipe bomb found today in front of a elementary school. police cleared the area and brought in the bomb squad who safely disposed the of device. >>> police are turning to the public to help identify who shot and killed two people inside their home this week, leaving their child unharmed. police began receiving called about 12:45 a.m. yesterday afternoon that shots were fired. they found the two dead from gun shot wounds. police say it was not a murder- suicide. but aside from that they have little information about the killer or killers. >>> the woman convicted of killing michelle le learned her punishment today. giselle esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life. prosecutors said giselle esteban killed michelle le in may 2011 in the belief that michelle le was having a relat
,000 teens across the country. live in newton, connecticut, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> he was also laid to rest today. he was a bright boy who liked to read and figure out how things worked. his twin sister survived the shooting. she was in a different classroom. family says he rougherred her -- referred to her as his best friend. >> some schools are rethinking security, ktvu's david stevenson joins us now. >> reporter: this san francisco school has long kept posted the rules it hopes that will keep students safe but today other grade levels are looking at campus security. >> reporter: as students enjoyed a break, officials were busy reviewing their emergency plans in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> pull kids out of the hallway, lock doors, stay away from windows, wait for law enforcement. >> reporter: the focus on security isn't limited to elementary school students. >> every school age and every developmental age is different for how you address this. >> reporter: they expected some students to be too upset to take finals today. >> wasn't any heavy absen
starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> in cupertino the search for a burglar has been called off and a lock down brought a neighborhood to a stand still has been lifted. ktvu's rob roth joins us live with what it was like inside that preschool and if police found who they were looking for. >> reporter: police searched this neighborhood for most of the day but didn't find the man they were looking for. earler i with all the -- earlier with all the police activity a preschool went into lock down. >> reporter: while police searched this neighborhood for a burglar, authorities called a preschool and ordered them to go on cold blue lock down. >> keep the kids inside. we don't feel that they are in danger. >> reporter: they have 60 children. >> we brought our children in and we asked them to sit on the floor away from windows and we had the doors locked and the lights out because we didn't know what the situation. >> reporter: the lock down happened close to nap time, when it was lifted p
says the nra has it all wrong. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us for this special late edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 i'm jane katsuyama in for heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. a series of powerful storms slams the bay area. we're on storm watch with team coverage and we begin with ken pritchett with how wind affected people's plans today. >> reporter: ken, about half an hour ago it was a foggy drive over the bay bridge. right now it's as clear as it can be and that is how quickly things have changed. earlier this afternoon wind advisories for bay area bridges and the windiest we found was this morning in pacifica. with winds this strong, and waves this high, there was little doubt that the pacifica pier would be closed. >> i think the mayan apocalypse is running a few days late. >> reporter: we're told that the waves crashed he over the pier. >> it's so windy. >> elsewhere this storm led to localized flooding in scattered parts of the bay area. despite the mess, the co
. cupertino a u.s. marine is a victim of a shooting. the carb was hit, he -- car was hit, he was not hit. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with how the sherriff's department is searching for the shooter. >> reporter: you can see highway 85. it was at 1:00 p.m. when the officer heard a noise, his back window shattered. he realized his car was shot, that led to a investigation and a shut down of highway 85 with many questions unanswered. >> reporter: police wouldn't identify which marine was driving this car. shattered windows. you see a car with three bullet holes in the drive side doors. >> he gets alerted, notices there is a pop from his window. pulls over and quickly discovers that he has been shot at. more than once, multiple times. >> reporter: to answer the questions investigators shut down interstate 85. this is where the car was hit. the search was on for evidence. as you can see from news chopper 2 traffic was at stand still for an hour as investigators paced the freeway. while it is unclear where the shots came from the sherriff's department does not believe the driver was targeted becaus
, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> i am ken wayne. >> i am heather holmes. >> the third in a series of storms to hit the bay area blew through this morning. this is what it looked like in richmond. and when the clouds broke all the damage became clear. they spotted a vinnier completely under water. -- vineyard completely under water. we have complete team coverage throughout the bay area. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in napa where the flood warning was canceled. >> reporter: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa
starting tomorrow at the oakland civic -- convention center. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were the first to bring you the story of a string of robberies at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. now three men are under arrest. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the slow steady case that came together for investigators. ken? >> reporter: the chp says it happened this way, a car pulls up, it would stop, someone would get out and threaten the toll both worker. that happened 10 times at this toll lawser in the last -- plaza in the last year. at the carquinez bridge toll plaza with armed robbers hit the location repeatedly. >> they were hard to identify. >> reporter: he says three men have now been identified and arrested. robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. the chp believes they are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. the investigation was difficult because they used stolen cars. investigators had help from the police department in finding suspects through the use of record checks on traffic stops. and a series of car burgl
of tollbooth robberies. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live from the carquinez bridge toll plaza on why the crime had a pay out. ken? >> reporter: there have been 10 robberies of toll workers here at this toll plaza at the carquinez bridge toll plaza in the past year and the chp says those responsible did not get away with much. >> reporter: it was happening once a month, a tollbooth worker forced to give it up, sometimes at gun point. and now the chp had a break in the case. >> pleased to announce the arrest of three suspects on robberies on the carquinez bridge toll plaza. >> reporter: the chp arrested robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. >> they would approach the toll plaza and demand money. and they would flee on interstate 80. >> reporter: he says surveillance cameras captured the license places but -- plates but the cars were stolen. the robberies -- >> approximately looking like 5- $6,000. >> reporter: the chp says based on the investigation the suspects, the three men, are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. and m
is something you expect for the next several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattere
several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattered right. there's napa, fairfield, va
costs. for more information go to our information, ktvu.com. reporting live, health and science editor, john fowler, k ktvu channel 2 news. >> since the massacre happened last friday morning, you can post your thoughts and share this post on your facebook wall to honor the victims of the school shooting in newtown. >> a brazen smash and grab this morning in concord. thieves rammed a car into the front of a video came star. you spoke to police in the area about this trend. >> reporter: this could be the extreme where hours ago a car had driven right through this plate glass win doe. now this business is back open. when police arrived they found this silver honda afterway into the store. the call came in about 4 in the morning. whoever was responsible was gone when officers arrive. the manager told us the thief or thieves took apple iphones and ipods. police believe the vehicle was stolen. today customers came by only to be turned away. >> it's surprising. it's a little surprising. but i mean, desperate people do desperate things, i guess. >> reporter: police say smash and grab robberies
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